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Wright under extended lock-down

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Prison officials brought Wright to Vanceboro just hours after he was found guilty of fraud. Wright pulled in to the Craven Correctional Institution after the judge handed him a six-to-eight-year sentence. The institution is a processing center for new inmates. Full story...
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Easley officially appoints Wright replacement

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The people previously represented by former state House member Thomas Wright officially have their replacement. Full story...
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DA: Wright's prison term appropriate

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videoOn Monday former state Rep. Thomas Wright was found guilty of three of the four felony fraud charges that he was facing. He's already in jail, and for now he's at the Craven County Correctional Facility in Vanceboro. Full story...
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Wright working his way through prison system

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Former state Rep. Thomas Wright is working his way through the North Carolina prison system. Wright was convicted on three counts of fraud yesterday in Raleigh and sentenced to as much as eight years in prison. Full story...
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Former Rep. Wright guilty, sentenced to up to 8 years in prison

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videoFormer Rep. Thomas Wright has been sentenced between roughly six and eight years in prison after a jury found him guilty of fraud. The crimes are nearly identical to those that led his colleagues in the House to kick him out of office. Full story...
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Spaulding Hughes named as Wright's replacement

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Five people came forward Thursday night in hopes of filling Thomas Wright's seat in the State House of Representatives. Sandra Spaulding Hughes received the majority of votes. Full story...
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Wright defends himself at trial, says letter not for loan

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videoFormer Rep. Thomas Wright denies that he committed fraud by persuading a state official to write a letter about a nonexistent state grant. Wright also insists he didn't use the letter to take out a $150,000 loan. Full story...
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Wright could face 11 years in prison

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videoWas Thomas Wright involved in a real estate scam? That's what Wake County DA Colon Willoughby tried to prove during the second day of testimony in the trial of the former Wilmington lawmaker. Full story...
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Evidence against Wright detailed for third time as trial begins

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For the third time, evidence detailing the alleged crimes of former Rep. Thomas Wright is before the public. Full story...
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Easley weighs in on Wright

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Wednesday Gov. Mike Easley weighed in on last week's expulsion of Rep. Thomas Wright. Full story...
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